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Russian Federation: Further information on Torture/ill-treatment /'disappearance' / arbitrary detention.

, Index number: EUR 46/014/2002

Ten civilians: Shaikh-Akhmed Magomadov; Akhmed Ezerpashaevich Baisultanov; Khanpash Ezerpashaevich Baisultanov; Suleyman Ezerpashaevich Baisultanov; Salamu Maziev; Khamzat Israilov; Malika Ustrakhanova; Abbas Magomadov; Khamzat Israilov; and Shamil Mandyzhadziev, "disappeared" after they were taken into custody by Russian forces during a raid on the village of Tsotsyn-Yurt, in the Kurchaloy district of Chechnya. Russian soldiers reportedly killed several villagers during the raid, and tortured others. Those in custody are in grave danger of being tortured or killed.

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